SSBS Virtual Center for Health and Wellness References

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States. We’re committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.

Lifeline (

Phone #: 1-800-273-(TALK)8255 

Phone #: 1-888-628-9454 (Spanish Speakers)

For TTY, Text *: 838255

National Domestic Violence Hotline:

The National Domestic Violence Hotline answers the call to support and shift power back to those affected by relationship abuse.

Domestic Violence Support | The National Domestic Violence Hotline (

Phone #: 1-800-799-7233

For TTY, 1-800-787-3224 or Text *: 88788

United Way:

211 is the most comprehensive source of information about local resources and services in the country. The 211 Staff members are the boots on the ground and the local experts who make finding help easier. There are more than 200 211 agencies across the United States, each with a team of compassionate, highly trained community specialists who are available to help you access the best local resources and services to address any need.

Call 211 for Essential Community Services | United Way 211

Phone #: 211, (English and Spanish Speakers)

The Trevor Project:

The Trevor Project is building a safer, more-inclusive world. LGBTQ young people are four times more likely to attempt suicide, and suicide remains the second leading cause of death among all young people in the U.S. The Trevor project is devoted to ending suicide among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning young people.

The Trevor Project | For Young LGBTQ Lives

Phone #: 212- 695-8650

Veterans Crisis Line:

For those that serve or who have served, crises can be heightened by their experiences during military service. If you’re a veteran or service member and in crisis, these resources can help.

Veterans : Lifeline (

Phone #: 1-800-273-8255

Phone #: 1-888-628-9454  (Spanish Speakers)

For TTY, Text *: 838255

National Human Trafficking Hotline:

The National Human Trafficking Hotline connects victims and survivors of sex and labor trafficking with services and supports to get help and stay safe. The Trafficking Hotline also receives tips about potential situations of sex and labor trafficking and facilitates reporting that information to the appropriate authorities in certain cases.

Phone #: 1-888-373-7888, (services in English and Spanish)

TTY: Text*: 233733 (services in English and Spanish)

Stop Bullying: helps identify bullying and stand up to it safely. This program helps children, adolescents and adults respond quickly to bullying and offers options for safe interventions.

Phone #: 1-800-273-8255

For Spanish speakers: 1-888-628-9454

For TTY: 1-800-799-4889

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI):

NAMI works to educate, advocate, listen and lead to improve the lives of people with mental illness and their loved ones. What started as a small group of families gathered around a kitchen table in 1979 has blossomed into the nation’s leading voice on mental health. Today, we are an alliance of more than 600 local affiliates who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need.

Phone #: 1-800-950-NAMI (6264)

Email: [email protected]

Live Another Day

Extensive information on mental health and substance use resources for People of Color. Their mission is equal access to life-saving resources.

The Summit Wellness Group

Written and curated by women of color, this guide features over 60 different resources.